Lullabies in a Car Crash" feature Airbag’s Henrik Fossum on drums and Asle Tostrup providing loops and effects. Long-time Airbag collaborator Vegard Sleipnes has co-produced the album together with Bjørn. The album is mastered by Jamie Gomez (Orgone Studio).
Bjørn Riis released his first solo album, Lullabies in a Car Crash on Karisma Records in late 2014. The album is a personal statement comprising six songs in the tradition of classic and progressive rock. Bjørn is one of the founding members, the lead guitarist and main songwriter of the highly successful Norwegian band Airbag.
Album · 2014 · 6 Songs. See All. Forever Comes to an End.
Lullabies in a Car Crash" feature six songs with a coherent and thematical composition. Bjørn’s soulful guitar playing and low-key vocals creates a rich listening experience. Although Bjørn as a guitarist have developed his own sound with a unique tone and his own technique over the years, the playing and tone are reminiscent of David Gilmour, Steven Rothery and Steven Wilson. As a singer this is the first time he takes the lead, normally doing the backing vocals in Airbag. Airbag lead guitarist and main song writer Bjørn Riis is releasing his debut solo album, "Lullabies in a Car Crash". The album is very much a personal statement, with lyrics dealing with fear of abandonment, alienation and loss. It’s also homage to many of Bjørn’s musical influences.
On May 3 2019 Bjørn released his fourth album, A Storm is Coming on Norwegian prog label Karisma Records. Storm is the follow-up to the much praised and awarded previous releases Lullabies in a Car Crash (Karisma Records 2014), Forever Comes to an End (Karisma Records 2017) and Coming Home (Karisma Records 2018). Growing up in the 1980s Bjørn has his musical roots in classic rock and bands like Kiss, Black Sabbath, Whitesnake and Led Zeppelin. Later on, Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree, Marillion and No-Man was crucial in the formative years of becoming a musician
Album Lullabies in a Car Crash. Get a new life Get a better job and a faster car Get a TV that'll cover your wall It'll numb your pain and raise your mind. I don't want to be here It's all a mistake and I need to know how to get out And I try to stay calm But the fear inside is taking control again. Stay Calm" Track Info. Release Date March 11, 2014. Lullabies in a Car Crash Bjørn Riis.
Lullabies in a Car Crash Album. 01 A New Day. 02 Stay Calm. 06 Lullaby in a Car Crash. Don't Call Me up. Mabel.
|1||A New Day|
|4||Out Of Reach|
|6||Lullaby In A Car Crash|
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|KAR085CD||Bjørn Riis||Lullabies In A Car Crash (CD, Album, Unofficial)||Karisma Records||KAR085CD||Russia||Unknown|
|KAR085CD||Bjørn Riis||Lullabies In A Car Crash (CD, Album, Dig)||Karisma Records||KAR085CD||Norway||2014|
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